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    Best and Worst xmas songs

    Being Xmas eve I thought I'd do a thread for those who care for xmas music. For those who do I was wondering what are your favorites and which ones you wouldn't mind if you didn't hear again.

    I enjoy most of the classic xmas songs, like white xmas by crosby and almost every song off the home alone soundtrack, and both xmas songs that Lennon and McCartney did. Also enjoy parodies from Bob Rivers. Favorite is Oh Come all ye faithful by Twisted Sister to the tune of were not gonna take it.

    Songs I can't stand are the ones for kids from Rudolph to Frosty and Santa's Coming to town. Also the xmas song by the beach boys. I'm a huge beach boys fan but when I heard that for even the first time it almost made me go light everything beach boys I have on fire.


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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    This one makes me giggle.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgFIZOkIC9o]YouTube - 1st Marine Division Party Band "Earthquake" Restroom Door Said Gentlemen Christmas 1998[/ame]

    For serious songs in my opinion "What Child is This" is tough to beat.



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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    A good one. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHioIlbnS_A]YouTube - Christmas Eve/ Sarajevo [Timeless Version][/ame]


    Last edited by HiltonMagic; 12-24-2010 at 11:34 PM.
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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    I like Elvis- Blue Christmas

    Silent Night is also pretty powerful when done well.



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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecnehcLIVeI]YouTube - Bing Crosby - Mele Kalikimaka[/ame]


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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    Another good one. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45wmyMgyZuY]YouTube - Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Canon Rock[/ame]


    Last edited by HiltonMagic; 12-24-2010 at 11:34 PM.
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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WOmDhfNIo4]YouTube - Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays - N'Sync - With Lyrics[/ame]


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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    I like a lot of the old standards, but I also enjoy when somebody reinterprets something familiar. I just found this tonight & am really digging it...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DffF9a8NPVg]YouTube - Bebo Norman - Joy To The World (O Come All Ye Faithful Album 2010)[/ame]



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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    happy holidays, you bastard- Blink 182

    kind of sums up a few holidays in one

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1fECcM0cS4"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1fECcM0cS4[/ame]


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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    Best ever. Johnny Cash - "Little Drummer Boy"


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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHRezuVCYhw]YouTube - Jimmy fallon- drunk on christmas[/ame]



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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRulzzz View Post
    TSO is awesome. They come through DM every year but I always have other plans. Need to see them live at least once.
    Yes, they are. And yes, you do. There is nothing that compares to it, it is quite amazing.


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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJS0r55ofEA]YouTube - Wesley Willis - Merry Christmas[/ame]



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    Re: Best and Worst xmas songs

    If you count it, the best in my book is "7 O'Clock News/Silent Night" by Simon & Garfunkel.

    Honorable mention to the following:

    "Father Christmas" - The Kinks
    "My Beerdrunk Soul is Sadder than a Hundred Dead Christmas Trees" - The Joy Formidable
    "She Came Home For Christmas" - Mew
    "What WE Do on Christmas" - Atom & His Package


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